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tile roofThere are many different types of roofing that can work well for your Florida home. However, deciding which roofing material is right for you can be a laborious process if you don’t have expert help or know the differences between roofing options.

Tile roofing dates back at least 12,000 years, and many areas in China and the Middle East have used clay to create tile roofing for hundreds of years. Over the centuries, various people have benefited from having a tile roof on their home to protect against heat, fire, and insects. While the popularity of tile roofs has waxed and waned over the centuries, there are many types of tile available today that can complement most architectural styles.

The two major concerns with any tile roof are the weight and the expense. If properly maintained, a tile roof can last 50 years or more, but the supporting structure underneath will need to be replaced in between. Most changes of this type occur by stripping the roof of the tiles, rebuilding the support structure underneath, and then relaying the tile roof. Because parts of Florida are subject to very intense heat, the use of a tile roof can be much more economical when compared to other roofing types.

For more information or a quote on a tile roof for your Lakeland home, contact Integrity Homes & Construction Inc. Our years of experience and attention to detail will prove to you why our customers trust us with their roofing, construction, and remodelling needs.